Built new as Texas & New Orleans Railway (T&NO) #193 (SP subsidiary) as RPO cars. Converted to RPO/Baggage late 1920’s or early 1930’s; Yosemite Valley Railway (YV) #107, Merced, CA; Virginia & Truckee Railroad (V&T)#23, Carson City, NV; A.D. Schader Company (Railroad contractor) (ADSX) #164, San Francisco, CA; Acquired by PLA, September 1968 – first piece of passenger equipment acquired by PLA;
This car is used for storage while awaiting restoration.
This is a Steel, Harriman Standard Round Roof Heavyweight.
You can learn more about the car here at this great website, The Yosemite Valley Railroad, dedicated to the history and modeling of the Yosemite Valley Railroad.